22 January 2015

Changing Places accessible toilet renovated at East Midlands Airport

East Midlands Airport’s Changing Places accessible toilet has been renovated with products from Clos-o-Mat Changing Places accessible toilets and hygiene rooms have been designed for disabled people that need the help of a carer for personal hygiene. The facilities are considered as ’desirable’ under under Building Regulations Approved Document M 2013 and regarded by BS8300:2009[…]

  • 22 January 2015

20 January 2015

Kingspan Tarec Pipe Insulation installed at Marks and Spencer

Kingspan Tarec has contributed to the construction of Marks and Spencer’s energy saving store by supplying its Kooltherm FM Pipe Insulation The store, which is over 200,000 square foot in size, was designed by Aukett Fitzroy Robinson to include energy saving features. These measures include hemp and lime wall panels and a rain water harvesting[…]

  • 20 January 2015

19 January 2015

Zumtobel architectural lighting for Grade I listed Oxford University Museum

Light at the Museum Oxford UniversityÍs Museum of Natural History, originally built in 1860, is a Grade I listed building. In December 2011, the museum began an extensive project to repair its roof structure. At the same time, a routine lighting survey conducted by the UniversityÍs Deputy Electrical Engineer demonstrated huge potential to upgrade and[…]

  • 19 January 2015

15 January 2015

Heat recovery system from Mitsubishi used to ventilate new hotel

The new Crowne Plaza has been fitted with Mitsubishi’s Electric City Multi heat recovery system After being bought by the Cairn Hotel Group, the Crowne Plaza, Gerrards Cross in Buckinghamshire has experienced a complete refurbishment. Turn Key, the air conditioning contractors for the project, installed a Mitsubishi Electric City Multi heat recovery system to ventilate[…]

  • 15 January 2015

12 January 2015

Suppliers dilemma following ban of R22 refrigerant

HCFC R22 refrigerant phased-out HCFC R22 refrigerant was phased-out under the Ozone Depleting Substances Regulations EC 2037/2000 & 1005/2009, yet we are still receiving enquiries and orders for Daikin parts, including compressors, specifically for products designed to use the banned refrigerant HCFC R22. For the European market, manufacture of equipment designed to contain HCFC R22[…]

  • 12 January 2015

08 January 2015

GAIA Climate Solutions in luxury London development for Berkeley Homes

Gaia provides the finishing touch to prestige apartments GAIA Climate Solutions provide the warmth in luxury London development for Berkeley Homes DEVImat electric underfloor heating (UFH) mats and DEVIlink wireless control systems from GAIA Climate Solutions add the finishing touch to a major development in central London for St Edward Homes Ltd which is part[…]

  • 08 January 2015

07 January 2015

Fully funded & maintained biomass solutions from Wood Energy

No up-front capital costs Whitby High School is benefiting from an efficient new Binder biomass boiler supplied and maintained by Wood Energy, with no upfront capital cost, thanks to an ESCO scheme provided by AMP. Energy independence with a free commercial biomass boiler, supplied and installed by Wood Energy.  Biomass boilers offer reliable, affordable source[…]

  • 07 January 2015

19 December 2014

Rural Energy graduate employee wins national award for biomass thesis

UK-based biomass fuel production Rural Energy’s graduate employee Leah Radford Tackling the complex issue of UK-based biomass fuel production, a thesis by Rural Energy’s graduate employee Leah Radford has been named best in the country by the Royal British Geographical Society. Focusing on the development of perennial energy crops, such as miscanthus and short rotation[…]

  • 19 December 2014

19 December 2014

RHI scheme changes will benefit social housing sector

Panasonic reviews the latest Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) scheme Under the new regulations, landlords will find it easier to apply to the scheme – which provides financial rewards in exchange for installing renewable heating systems such as air source heat pumps (ASHP) in tenants’ homes.  If social landlords already have Energy Performance Certificates for their[…]

  • 19 December 2014

16 December 2014

Red Kite use heat pumps to help tackle fuel poverty for tenants

James Brownbill, Project Manager for Red Kite explains how the organisation is using heat pumps to help tackle fuel poverty Red Kite Community Housing is an innovative social housing organisation in Buckinghamshire that aims to tackle fuel poverty for its tenants. By installing renewable air source Ecodan heat pump systems from Mitsubishi Electric in Frederick[…]

  • 16 December 2014